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Gitmo’s last Briton freed, but questions remain

During Shaker Aamer’s near decade-and-a-half of incarceration at Guantanamo Bay — which has finally ended, some eight years after he was originally recommended for release — the British resident was never put on trial for any crime, nor was he ever charged. As such, the 46-year-old — who arrived in[…]

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Judge orders exam for Guantanamo hunger striker

A federal judge has ordered an independent medical evaluation for a prisoner on hunger strike at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler directed the government to allow Syrian prisoner Abu Wa’el Dhiab to be examined by three experts chosen by his lawyers. Kessler’s order[…]

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